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July 21, 2014

Dial Properties brings square-foot gardening to their workplace

With fresh fruits available in their office and scheduled wellness walks on Fridays, Dial Properties already has made healthy strides. With summer approaching, conversations with Partners for a Healthy City…

June 1, 2013

Omaha Housing Authority policies support employees and residents

The Omaha Housing Authority (OHA) aims not only to help its employees make the healthy choice the easy choice at work, but for its residents to make the healthy choice…

May 31, 2013

Igniting culture change that impacts the health of staff and students

In collaboration with Live Well Omaha: Douglas County Putting Prevention to Work, school principal Eric Nelson embraces every opportunity to help facilitate a culture shift for students and staff at…

May 30, 2013

Eliminating sugar-sweetened beverages in the workplace

Girls Inc., who recently joined Partners for a Healthy City, implemented an initiative to serve no sugar-sweetened beverages on any of their properties. “At first it was hard on staff,…

May 12, 2012

Latino center helps seniors cultivate healthy new traditions

Traditions run deep in the Latino culture. From music, to recipes, to family – they’re the things that bring people together and create a sense of community. It’s some of…

September 15, 2011

OPPD brings a new kind of energy to one-day farmers market

Energy Plaza has always been an appropriate name for the headquarters of the Omaha Public Power District. Home to 650 employees, the downtown location is the hub for the customer-owned…

September 14, 2011

Holy Cross parishioners find mind-body balance through exercise, education

At 91 years old, Holy Cross Catholic Church is feeling pretty spry. That’s thanks to a congregation with a mix of young families and older generations—a blend that keeps this…

August 5, 2011

Downtown Omaha café gathers diners for healthy meals

No one should be denied the opportunity to enjoy healthy food because they can’t afford it. That’s the driving force behind the Table Grace Café, a new nonprofit eatery in…

August 3, 2011

Program brings farm-fresh produce to work

Answering the question, “What’s for dinner tonight” has gotten a little easier for employees of four Omaha companies. On Wednesdays this summer, they only have to venture out to the…

June 27, 2011

Trainer Tip: How much do we want it?

Joseph O’Meara If asked, a majority of people would probably say they would like to improve their quality of life. This often includes the desire to eat better and exercise….

June 26, 2011

Architecture firm focuses on building a healthy team

To creatively influence life for the better through purpose-driven design is the core purpose for Omaha’s RDG Planning & Design. And it’s a passion for people and their experiences in…

June 25, 2011

Healthy living becomes a passion for Omaha architect

Four years ago, Brian Spencer had a wake-up moment. He was looking at photos from a family cruise when he saw that an unhealthy lifestyle had caught up with him….